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These are the best shorts I have ever owned. They fit amazingly well and the chamois is perfect offering just the right amount in all the right places. I don't feel like I'm wearing a diaper, yet I am protected when it counts. Waist band is comfy, leg grippers are just right. After 100 miles in these in 108 degree temps without any crotch issues, I decided these were worth buying another pair. The quality of all Giordana products is exceptional and I am slowly building my collection. I'm 5'3", 138 lbs and the Large fits great. Need to size up with Giordana.

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That has been my experience, as well, with Giordana...the best! I was wondering about how compression-type garmets feel in hot weather...will give these a try based on your review! Thanks!

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Hey Kellie,

I recently got the Xenon shorts/jersey/jacket by Gore per review by another lady. Was somewhat skeptical about fit due to my experience of their tight (nice, but of course, NOT Giordana!); anyway, what a good surprise! They are ALMOST as good as these...only Gore needs to work on the contour of their chamois a little better in the back end, but they aren't as 'bad' as some others.
Will always prefer Giordana, but on sale, the Xenon isn't bad either. I'd say it performs just about the same as these do. Maybe give them a try, too! True-to-size.
Thanks, and have a great safe summer!

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Thanks, Debbie, I may give them a try :) !! Happy riding!